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. >> sarah, our resident religion expert at the table, you have a religious unpopular -- >> i have a related unpopular opinion to sahil's, which is that politicians should stop talking about religion, god and the bible. >> so -- >> people would be less -- public polly would icy would be less on -- >> why is in no safe zone in politics? >> 20% of the american public is not affiliated with a particular religion. there is a smaller segment of those who are atheist than agnostic. still, as he points out, it is kind of amazing that given the rise in the number of american atheists and nonbelievers there is not a single one in the u.s. congress and that it would be poison to run and openly declare you're an atheist. look at mark pryor's ad where he talked about the bible and he doesn't have all the answers, only god has all the answers. it is, like, well, if you don't have answers, why are you running for office? >> but flip it around, though. there has to be some -- to an elected official who sincerely believes in higher power, practices their faith, there has to be some civic value in that too,
a conversation about religion and sex. >> and our "covered california" volunteers are hard at work answering your healthcare questions. call them now at 888-5-helps-u. they're "pitched" as a healr alternative to cigarettes... but some bay area cities a't claims of e-cigar >>> the bay area city leading the charge on the crackdown on ecigarettes. they are pitched as a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes but some bay area cities are not buying the claims of ecigarette companies. our john ramos on a crackdown in the east bay. >> reporter: in the city of richmond, it's illegal to smoke cigarettes in any public place indoors or out or nearly anywhere elsewhere anyone else may take in the secondhand smoke but that didn't include the so-called new ecigarettes that deliver nicotine in a heated vapor form. >> the city every richmond has been a leader in trying to protect people in secondhand smoke and ecigarette smoke is still dangerous. not as bad as secondhand smoke but still bad. >> reporter: so at tuesday night's meeting they voted unanimously to add ecigarettes to the smoking restrictions but
of catholic charities, the charity work that our religion and other religions, it's a common goal to help poor and sick people. most of the religious in our countries today run hospitals, orphanages. and the idea that we have too much inequality out there, saying capitalism is okay, being rich is fine, but you have to focus on the people that don't have a piece of the action. it's not like he was running the creed here at all. >> he was talking about the idolatry of money, which i thought was a wonderful line. he talked about the globalization of indifference. this is what you want with the whole world catholic or not. somebody that gets them to think about fundamental issues and that returns them to the kinds of things that jesus did say, you know, according to catholicism. so this is at the heart of modern ultra conservatism as represented be rush limbaugh. he said that the real evil is indifference as you just said so well. we'll be right back after this. >>> let me finish tonight with this, peek always ask me who i . for aveeno® positively radiant face moisturizer. [ female announcer ] on
gender identity like race, sex and religion. >> it's a broad array of people whose gender identitity is different from their sex. >> reporter: a gender nonconformist. >> in the state of maryland, you are not protected on gender identity. what good is it if someone can fire me for looking the way i do but not who i love? >> reporter: they passed a bill that makes discrimination against the wall. >> hyattsville is the first jurisdiction to pass the legislation. >> reporter: it means people in the lgbt community in hyattsville can now go to a restaurant, get an apartment and know they are protected by law. >> four jurisdictions, montgomery county, baltimore county and the city of baltimore. >> reporter: currently, 16 states in d.c. have statewide nondiscrimination laws. they hope what's happening in hyattsville sends a message to state legislatures. >> i think it's a big help. the civil rights act didn't end racism. i don't think this is going to end homophobia or transphobia. >> reporter: zachary kiesch, news 4. >>> right now at 6:00, d.c. mayor vincent gray talks up his administration
controversy. the ad shows the female model touching his turban. >> i don't want my religion to be represented in this way. in a sexy commercial like this. >> organizing a protest planned tomorrow at the gap store in davis. he's calling for gap to pull the ad, but not all sikhs find the ad offensive. some say it wipes away stereotypes and bridges about the community. >>> an investigation is underway into the structure of the google barge docked at treasure island. the san francisco bay development commission is looking into whether the tech giant has all the necessary permits to build both the moore and the barge. the executive director of the commission says google told his agency it is in the process of making changes to the barge's design at the request of the coast guard. google has said they're exploring using the barge as an interactive space, where people can learn about new technology. but google added things can change in the future. >>> microsoft's big gates, and facebook's mark zuckerberg are teaming up. they're giving $5 million to bring the internet to public classrooms around the
of the things that really attracted me to him. and the power of religion that made him so-- that made him such a force is something that still exists in my own life. so i really admire him. i admire him now more, now than i did when i first learned of him. >> all right, we're going to continue this conversation on-line but for now, the brook is the good lord, national book award winner, thank you very much. congratulations. >> thank you very much. delighted. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day: online shopping traffic surged on this cyber monday after retailers had a disappointing thanksgiving weekend. white house officials reported the healthcare.gov website functioned far better today, handling 755,000 users by midday. and mass protests continued in ukraine and thailand, demanding the ouster of the ruling prime ministers. >> ifill: on the "newshour" online right now, advances in fertility technology require advances in the way we think about men and women. read a guest column from a yale sociologist who studies the differences between egg and sperm donation. that's on
of excited. .. , religion, philosophy, morality and this book is banned in many places but in the united states for obscenity and elson -- isn't all that obscene. chapter iii, candied gets away from the bulgarian army. there's nothing so gallons, so brilliant and well disposed as the two armies, trumpets, a lobos, cannon's made such music as hell itself had never heard. must get swept away from the dust of the world, the bayonet was also up sufficient reason for the deaths of several thousand. in the amount of 30,000 souls. candide who travel bike and philosophers did himself as well as he could in this heroic butchery. and made the two kings were crossing, went to reason elsewhere. dead and dying and reached a neighboring village. within cinders. was a bear village the bulgarians according to the law of the war. told men covered with wounds held their wives, hugging their children, massacred before their faces. their daughters, disemboweled and greeting their last after satisfying the want of bulgarian heroes and others, have burned in the flames begged to be dispatched. it was strewn w
interpretation of religion. we are to the first world trade in the bombing in 93, remember. the people who are getting pummeled in bosnia were muslims. it was a source of concern to people across the world. i received calls from both the pope and the king of saudi arabia, asking me to intervene and bath and. and i wondered whether that was the first time they've ever been on the same side of an issue. to call broke said it was the problem from. and when we were once discussing how everything happens at once, the aftermath of somalia, haiti, bosnia, toilet cracked one of the stress lines the whole time he worked in the white house. he said you know, sometimes i really missed the cold war. bosnia in some ways became a memoir for the 21st century. it was the first conflict, which reminded us that the end of the cold war basically took the veil off this mh we were privileged to have come even when it didn't fully comport with reality that there was a bipolar world and is dangerous otherwise come with all these nuclear weapons hanging around, at least it was organized. even our spies helped eac
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